Hands-on Support for Clinical Studies in Stockholm – Gotland
Karolinska Trial Alliance (KTA) is a professional Clinical Research Center at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, supported by Stockholm County Council (SLL) and the Karolinska Institute (KI). KTA is highly specialized and has a comprehensive knowledge within the field and gives hands-on support for clinical research to optimize the process of conducting clinical trials.
KTA consists of three units which support conduct of clinical trials covering all phases (I-IV). KTA has the unique opportunity to cooperate with hospitals and clinics within the entire Stockholm region which includes access to the extensive resources of one of the leading university hospitals in Europe as well as to the Karolinska Institute’s world-leading researchers.
Our interplay with the industry, researchers and physicians range from single assignments to long term collaborations.
Covering the Complete Clinical Trial Process
KTA streamlines the clinical trial process in order to reduce time and cost of clinical research. The business model allows clients to choose and mix services according to their specific needs or alternatively choose a complete study concept package in which KTA is involved from start to finish.
KTA Phase I conducts clinical trials for the pharmaceutical and med-tech industry and for academic researchers. The Phase 1 Unit has 16 beds and experienced GCP-trained personnel to carry out clinical studies from first-in-man to proof of concept studies. The core competence includes first-in-man administration of investigational products including vaccines, (SAD, MAD, PET, PET-CT and MRI), bioequivalence/bioavailability– studies, urine catheterization– studies and biopsy studies. (read more…)
KTA Support provides administrative assistance for the implementation of academic clinical trials as well as for the medical industry. The knowledge and experience within the field of clinical research is profound and wide ranging. KTA Support offers tailor-made support from the idea throughout the entire study process, specifically designed to fit our clients’ requirements. (read more…)
KTA Prim conducts open-care studies in phase II-IV with the intension to facilitate for the medical industry, for the academy and for the open health care in Stockholm to perform clinical trials as well as to provide better options for patients to participate. KTA Prim can achieve the target by being an efficient and professional organization and by actively working on reducing the bottlenecks generally occurring when performing clinical trials. (read more…)
Study related administration is handled by professional and well educated staff. KTA works according to specific routines and adapted IT-solutions for optimal efficiency. The philosophy is to keep a high service level in all relations, i.e. human test subjects, primary health care contacts, the research team, clinics, investigators and sponsors.
KTA works according to precise standard operating procedures (SOPs) and efficient routines and has dedicated recourses responsible for internal QA-systems.
Recruitment of human subjects is quite often an issue when performing clinical studies. KTA has a high recruitment capacity and resources to include large patient groups in trials. The methods of recruiting are customized to the specific study and target group. Recruitment is often carried out in close contact with the Primary Health Care, hospital clinics or other external collaboration partners.